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1206 Pecan St, Bandera, TX 78003
830-796-8494
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Alway great Always Fresh

I have been going to China Bowl for over 15 years. Never a bad experience, except ONCE the chips were a little stale and they promptly gave us fresh one. The food is ALWAYS so fresh. I have eaten at many Chinese Food places and for this to be in the middle to the Hill County it is a treat.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Deb N
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Bandera, Texas
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Bandera, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have been going to China Bowl for over 15 years. Never a bad experience, except ONCE the chips were a little stale and they promptly gave us fresh one. The food is ALWAYS so fresh. I have eaten at many Chinese Food places and for this to be in the middle to the Hill County it is a treat.... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This restaurant is not what you would expect to find in the Cowboy Capital. Recently rated as one of the top 100 Chinese restaurants it truly is a great find. I've had several items over the past few years and never had anything that was not excellent. My spouse goes for the China Bowl Prawns every time and she has... More 

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Bandera, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They have a great menu, with nice prices during the lunch. I've found their evening prices to be on the high side, and low value. But the lunch you get your money's worth. Staff are usually very friendly.

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Bandera, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Tired of all the rural Texas and BBQ? China Bowl is a tasty place to go to. The food is very good and the service is very good.

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Bandera, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is probably the last time i will order from China bowl....the prices have gone up so much that for what you get it just isn't worth it. I have been a customer of China Bowl for at least 9 years and the cost now is outrageous...the portions are smaller...the service stinks...I am sorry to see this restaurant go down... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

I live in Bandera and the food is not very flavorful. It's too overprice at dinner time. The portion size aren't the best. And then when this one host, (I think his name is Brandon) is there, he always seems to be very rude. He gives me the worst attitude and doesn't have good customer service. This wasn't the first... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was not expecting authentic Chinese cuisine, but that is what we go. Great food at good prices. We'll be back.

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Adra, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

service was good. Great choice of food on the menu. My husband and I both had the hot and sour soup and it was delicious. We both chose different main courses which were full of flavour. The restaurant is very basic but don't let that put you off. The food is far from basic.

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Hondo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The was my first time here. Service was excellent! Food was hot and tasty! I had the egg drop soup, beef with vegetables,fried rice and crab rangoon. It was enough for lunch and I even brought some home. I can't wait to go back! Please keep in mind of their hours. Lunch is 11-3 and I believe Dinner is 5-9.... More 

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Mico, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place is as average as you can get. It is clean and the food tastes just like they opened one of those cans of chow mein you get at the box store. The food is OK but not much better.

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Address: 1206 Pecan St, Bandera, TX 78003
Phone Number: 830-796-8494
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 1206 Pecan St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: 830-796-8494

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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